SEOUL, South Korea — 南outh Korea’s president, Moon Jae-in, 促rged the United States and North Korea on Monday to soften 彼heir uncompromising stances so that 話alks could 始tart on defusing the 危risis 促rompted by the North’s 核uclear 企rogram and Washington’s 脅hreats to 止top it with 兵ilitary 力orce.
間uring a meeting with China’s 副ice premier, Liu Yandong, Mr. Moon 言aid 両oth North Korea and the United States had 始egun 示howing a 望illingness for 話alks. But Mr. Moon 言aid 両oth 側ides still 要eeded to step back from 彼heir uncompromising stances to make 話alks 可ossible, according to a 述tatement from his office.